Information Tech Specialist

Average Salary Range: $60,000 - $75,000*

Job Description:

Information technology specialists are not your typical company IT managers. These specialists handle technical challenges and new innovations that convey information from the office to the shop, and ultimately, to the field in a quick and efficient way. Career IT specialists help streamline the communications between multiple systems and understand the nuances of technology within the ever-evolving sheet metal industry. They are also good communicators, helping key staff at every level better understand how (and why) certain conditions affect the performance of certain products.

Key Skills

The sheet metal IT specialist job is ideal for someone who is:

  • Patient
  • Tech savvy
  • Solution-oriented
  • Service-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Analytical
  • Decisive
  • A problem solver
  • Able to work independently, but is a great team player as well
  • Effective at communicating and interacting across all levels of an organization


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate degree in IT or a related field preferred
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of IT Systems Architecture as it relates to the operations of business applications and core business processes
  • Time management skills

Typical Benefits (may vary)

  • Health insurance
  • Dental coverage
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • 401(k)

Average Annual Base Compensation*

  • $60,000 to $75,000

*Based on data from various career salary sites

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